Guest Commentary

Lessons from the latest Ebola outbreak in the DRC

September 19, 2018
In this guest commentary, Philip A . Lederer , MD , assistant professor of
In the Journals

Home repairs reduce lead exposure among pregnant women

September 19, 2018
A randomized clinical trial showed that changes to living spaces, including fixing and repainting walls that were covered in lead paint, as well as…
In the Journals

Patients with SSc-related Raynaud's syndrome identify with patterns linked to microangiopathy

September 19, 2018
Patients with Raynaud’s phenomenon related to systemic sclerosis identify with distinct patterns of the disease that may be linked to…
In the Journals

Almost one-tenth of US students use cannabis in e-cigarettes

September 18, 2018
Approximately 9% of U.S. middle and high school students reported using cannabis in e-cigarettes in 2016, according to research published in JAMA

ASCRS task force to investigate CyPass micro-stent study data

September 18, 2018
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery will form a task force to review the COMPASS-XT study data that recently led to a voluntary
FDA News

FDA takes new steps to curb opioid crisis

September 18, 2018
The FDA announced several new strategies today to better inform medical professionals and patients about the risks associated with opioid use. …

7 things you didn't know about ortho-K

September 18, 2018
Orthokeratology, or ortho-K, is the process of fitting special contact lenses to reshape the cornea. Ortho-K uses gas-permeable contact lenses…
Feature

UCLA researchers receive grant to study combination therapy for lung cancer

September 18, 2018
Researchers at UCLA received $12 million to conduct a study of pembrolizumab in combination with patients’ genetically modified immune cells…
Feature

Louisiana developing ‘Netflix’ style subscription plan for HCV treatment

September 18, 2018
The Louisiana Department of Health is currently developing a “subscription style” payment plan with pharmaceutical manufacturers to…

WHO: TB burden not shrinking fast enough

September 18, 2018
Tuberculosis remains the top infectious disease killer in the world, killing more than 4,000 people daily. According to a new WHO report, the global…
Cover Story

The Virtual Doctor is In: Advancing Care Through Tele-Rheumatology

Healio Rheumatology, September 2018
It is no longer just millennials who are attached to their smartphones. Scan the subway or a shopping mall or even the audience at the American…
Editorial

Closing the Patient-Provider Gap: The Rise of Relationship-centered Care

Healio Rheumatology, September 2018
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
I was recently privileged to co-chair, along with Elaine Husni, MD, a summit for fellows in rheumatology focused on hot issues in rheumatoid…
Education Lab

Ace the Case: A 55-Year-Old Man With RA and Increasing Joint Symptoms After Methotrexate Use

Healio Rheumatology, September 2018
Mr. J., a 55-year-old retired fireman, was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) 8 years ago (seropositive for both rheumatoid factor [RF] and…

New Rockwell CEO takes office, appoints new VP

September 18, 2018
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Feature

Q&A: Expert discusses research to mark National Suicide Prevention Month

September 18, 2018
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and is increasing, according to the CDC. In a recently issued Morbidity and
Blog

BLOG: Own your life

September 18, 2018
In their masterful treatise, “Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy Seals Lead and Win,” former Navy Seal Officers Jocko Willink and Leif
In the Journals Plus

Brentuximab vedotin data ‘practice changing’ for older patients with Hodgkin lymphoma

September 18, 2018
Brentuximab vedotin administered sequentially before and after standard chemotherapy appeared effective and safe for older patients with previously…

BioTime names new CEO

September 18, 2018
Brian Culley has been appointed as CEO of BioTime, succeeding co-CEOs Adi Mohanty and Michael West, PhD, the company announced in a press release…

Healio to host inaugural Disruptive Innovators Award Reception

September 18, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Healio will be hosting their Inaugural Disruptive Innovators Award Reception during the American College of…
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Duodenoscopes likely cause of first nosocomial mcr-1 transmission in US

September 18, 2018
Duodenoscopes were the likely cause of the first nosocomial transmission of the mobile colistin resistance gene mcr-1 in the United States…